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The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 7 |
(HealthDay)—It's good to be the boss. How good? New research suggests that leaders suffer from less stress than people in less powerful positions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
–Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stress has numerous detrimental effects on the human body. Many of these effects are acutely felt by the sufferer, but many more go 'unseen', one of which is shortening of telomere length.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For chronic pain sufferers, such as people who develop back pain after a car accident, avoiding the harmful effects of stress may be key to managing their condition. This is particularly important for people with a smaller-than-average ...
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While pregnant, women pay particular attention to factors such as diet and exercise to ensure their babies are born healthy and develop normally. New research from the University of Calgarys Faculty ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—It's hard to quibble with the speed and convenience of connecting through texts and instant messages, but scientists say that today's ubiquitous online social communication may not confer the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The stresses of poverty—such as crowded conditions, financial worry, and lack of adequate child care—lead to impaired learning ability in children from impoverished backgrounds, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Exercise may play a key role in helping children cope with stressful situations, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGBs) who are out to others have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety, depression, and burnout, according to researchers at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Men and women who are expectant parents have different stress reactions to relationship conflict, according to researchers at Penn State, who studied couples expecting their first child. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Symptoms of depression are linked to shorter survival times among cancer patients, according to a new study.
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
With Election Day 2012 just weeks away, a recent study provides scientific evidence that voting in national elections is actually a stressful event with measurable hormonal changes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favour reproduction compared to sedentary ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0